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Carbonation of Concrete – Various Failure Mechanisms of Concrete

Carbonation of Concrete – Various Failure Mechanisms of Concrete What is Carbonation-Process Carbonation is the formation of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) by a chemical reaction in the concrete. The creation of calcium carbonate requires three equally important substances: carbon dioxide (CO2), calcium phases (Ca), and water (H2O). Carbon dioxide (CO2) is present in the surrounding air,… Read More »